Wendell Carleton “Wink” Bowman

Wendell Carleton “Wink” Bowman

Birth
Monticello, White County, Indiana, USA
Death 8 Dec 2001 (aged 85)
Remington, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Burial Remington, Jasper County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 63462291 · View Source
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son of Harold Bowman & Ada Peck

Service Record WW II Remington & Community
Wendell C. Bowman
b. 22 Jan 1916 Monticello, IN
Entered Service: 27 Apr 1941
Discharged: 25 Oct, Camp Atterbury, IN Inactive Reserve Corps.
Rank: Captain, U.S. Air Corps, Pilot
Camps in U.S.; Flight training at Muskofu, OK
San Angelo, TX, Brooks Field, TX
Service Oversees; 9th Air Force in England & France,
Feb 1944 to Feb 1945. Air Transport Command, Apr 1945.
Citations: Air Medal with four Clusters, European Theater Ribbon with four Oak Leaf Clusters, American Theater Ribbon, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon.

Rensselaer Republican
Mon., 10 Dec 2001
W.C. "Wink" Bowman
W.C. "Wink" Bowman, 85, of Remington, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2001 at his residence.
He was born January 22, 1916 in Monticello to Harold H. and Ada (Peck) Bowman.
There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be private.
Richard-Loy & Clapper Funeral Home of Lafayette is in charge of the arrangements.

Rensselaer Republican
Wed., 12 Dec 2001
W.C. "Wink" Bowman
W.C. "Wink" Bowman, 85, of Remington, passed away on Saturday, December 8, 2001 at his residence.
He was born January 22, 1916 in Monticello to Harold H. and Ada (Peck) Bowman. He graduated from Remington High School in 1934.
He attended Butler University and Saint Joseph's College before enlisting in the Air Force.
While waiting to be called, he played professional basketball.
On May 24, 1942, he married Florence Talley in Columbus, Ind. She survives.
His military service included a tour on anti-submarine patrol and a year in the 9th Air Force as a combat pilot in the European Theater. He earned an Air Medal with four oak leaves and gained the rank of captain.
He ended his service as a co-pilot in the Air Transport Command, being discharged in April of 1945.
After graduating from Terre Haute Watchmaking School, he worked for 26 years in Bowman's jewelry. For 11 years, he was employed by the Indiana State Highway Department, retiring in 1982.
He was a member of the First Christian Church in Remington, and for many years was a member of the Curtis Creek County Club in Rensselaer.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Scott Bowman of Remington and Craig Bowman of Sarasota, Florida, as well as two grandchildren, Raymond and Melisa Bowman in Sarasota.
A brother, Dean P. Bowman of Chattanooga, Tennesse and a sister, Alice Catherine Williamson of Morocco and his parents preceded him in death.
There will be no visitation or services. Burial will be private.

Jasper County, In funeral home records
Bowman W. C. "Wink"
b Jan 22 1916 Monticello
d Dec 8 2001 Remington
sp Florence Talley
w May 4 1942
f Harold H Bowman
m Ada Peck Bowman
ch Scott Bowman, Craig Bowman
sib Dean P Bowman (deceased) Alice
Catherine Williamson (deceased)
no visitation or services, interment will be
private.
fh Richards-Loy & Clap


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  • Created by: Alana Knochel Bauman
  • Added: 29 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63462291
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wendell Carleton “Wink” Bowman (22 Jan 1916–8 Dec 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63462291, citing Remington Cemetery, Remington, Jasper County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Alana Knochel Bauman (contributor 47076457) .